Rested Care Management is able to offer life assisting services to hospitals through the channel of sleep education. We’re committed in partnering with hospitals with a goal of decreasing readmissions.
In 2019, according to Medicare, 82% of hospitals received readmission penalties causing an estimated cost of over 25 billion dollars. The top reasons for readmission were COPD, heart failure, pneumonia, and heart attack.
Beginning with a sleep study to evaluate if sleep disordered breathing is detected and adding the gold treatment of a pap device has proven to improve pulmonary function.
"There is no better predictor of meaningful clinical response to PAP therapy than time of use. And there is no better way to improve time of use than targeted guidance from a clinical sleep health specialist", according to Dr. Joshua J. Lennon, Medical Director at the Neurology Clinic Sleep Center.
Screen patients for possible sleep disordered breathing
Follow up with the patient after scheduled appointment to ensure patient made appointment
Schedule patient for appointment
Document all encounters
Follow up after discharge date within 7 -10 days as an appointment reminder